Tag Archives: Skull

Wondrous macabre goodies

30 Jan

DL & Co describe themselves as “Modern Alchemists and Purveyors of Curious Goods” – all I can think is thank god they don’t have a store in the UK or I would spend an absolute fortune. As it is I may have in indulge in one of the skull candles via mail order…

Mini skull candles

Goat Leg Candle Column

Silver Thorn Apple Candle

Skull Candle

Pandoras Box

Fowl play writing set

Rotten luck note cards

Owl candle snuffer


Refillable crystal lighter

Sugar Skull Make Up

15 Jan

In brief: Day of the Dead is celebrated mainly in Mexico focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. As as offering astonishing sugar skulls are created all of which have inspired these 1o amazing make up looks:

Panda on a tricycle – tattoo

4 Dec

The art of Scotty Munster certainly is different – I can imagine it’s what you would see if you took mushrooms then looked at a more normal tattoo… Still can’t get me head around panda on a tricycle tattoo mind you!







Burning skulls

21 Nov

OK so I have seen many skull candles (including the luke warm ones from All Saints)) but these from Moleta Munro x Koff are AMAZING! OK so given £48 for a candle is soooooooo expensive but when the look this good it is very tempting. This is massively on my Christmas list I can tell you – pleeeeeeease can someone get it for me ;-)

Too often its true beauty is over looked we see only death, but this situation is changing with the increase in our interest in the natural world, the embracing of museums, and appreciation of design all contribute to a new aesthetic.

Swimming in Black Milk

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Bear with me on this as Black Milk is a Australian label and one which I totally and utterly adore. Being Australian (ie summer time) they have just released a series of swimming costumes which ROCK. I know it could not be less seasonal but you might, like me, be tempted to get in on the action now and store it away safely until your next holiday! 100% going to buy the top one for starters.

Knitted skeleton

9 Nov img_9383

An installation piece from Ben Cuevas (via the ever awesome Nerdcore) – I don’t know about you but I would LOVE to have this Skeleton in my closet!








Macabre china lighting

8 Nov Goliath

This china light fitting from Alex Garnett is beautiful – and I have to say at £150 pretty reasonable too. I am so getting one (to treat myself as having terrible time at the moment): via Notcot

Incredible Skull Sculptures

31 Aug

Scukptor Dimitri Tsykalov does some amazing pieces with these carved skulls my firm favourite of course (Boooooooom via Notcot).

Human chocolate skulls – Easter repost

1 Apr


How can I not remind you about the world’s best chocolate innovation – solid chocolate skulls cast from REAL human skulls in a choice of chocolate, including Fair Trade & 80 per cent cocoa. Best of all there is also bone chocolate – a delicious blend of Belgian milk and white chocolates, resembling the colour of freshly cleaned human bones. Yum yum yum.


I also found this awesome chocolate one but I can’t identify the source:


Lest we forget chocolate skulls part one…


17 Mar

Skullface street art taken from OKUMANCHOJA‘s Flickr stream:


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